/
08.07.2006
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Broadcast Pix to intro new Slate switcher at IBC2006

Broadcast Pix, a Massachusetts-based maker of broadcast switchers, will introduce at IBC its Slate 2100, a production switcher with built-in graphics, clip store, monitoring and a host of new high-end features.

The Slate 2100 is the third product in the company's Slate switcher family, joining the Slate 100 touch-screen based system (from $9,995) introduced at NAB2006 and the Slate 1000 control panel-based system (from $18,795) introduced at InfoComm in June 2006.

Priced at $26,900, the Slate 2100 takes all the features of the Slate 1000 switcher, and adds eight to 10 live video inputs, “fail-safe” switching, a dual-channel clip store, a fourth keyer, tally and AES/EBU audio.

The company said Slate switchers enable a solo operator to create a sophisticated broadcast look that previously required a team of people. Solo operators can create live video with graphics, animated text, picture-in-pictures, keyed clips, spinning logos and robotic control of cameras.

The new “fail-safe” switcher feature allows the operator to continue switching a live production even if the computer malfunctions. If the computer or network goes down, serial control takes over and enables the operator to continue switching cameras.

For more information, visit www.broadcastpix.com.



Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Friday 3:00PM
Google Debuts Android TV
“We’re simply giving TV the same level of attention that phones and tablets have traditionally enjoyed.” ~ David Burke, Google


 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology